Historic House Listings

Off market. Norborne Hall, Circa 1812. Former boarding school in WV. $224,900

December 19, 2018

Norborne Hall was built in 1812. It was a boarding school and then home to David A. Strother, better known as Porte Crayon, Civil War author and artist. Located on .44 acres in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Eight bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 5,760 square feet. $224,900

From the Zillow listing:


Historic NORBORNE HALL,8 OR 9 BEDs, Built in 1812, once a girl’s boarding school, later home to David A Strother, better known as Porte Crayon, the Civil War artist & Author. This grand home could be easily returned 2 separate living quarters or a BED & BREAKFAST, lots of off street parking. Home is over 5,0000 SQ FT, divided each side has over 2,700 sq. of living space, needs some TLC.

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